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have to go to harold brown under carter and was a multilateralist, looked to use the pentagon as a place to negotiate arms reduction treaties. it was a different type of defense strategy, it was, by the way, controversial at the time. but the point to hagel, joy, is we're talking about someone who objectionable comments aside or not, someone who would be a change agent, and why won't the president fight for that? >> his only objectionable comment was his comment on the gay community. >> how long ago? >> bill clinton signed, you know -- >> clinton, who progressives like. >> it was a very different time in gay rights. >> and the issue on israel, what did he say, he's not a senator from israel? have we gotten to the point you can't say that? he's a republican, we're not going to agree with everything he says. >> he was against sanctions in iran. there's a real difference in iran policy, but look again, it's a symbolic fight between neoconservatives and people who hate neoconservatives and they are itching to fight each other and he's become the fight. obama made the decision, oba
business and expanding them on backs of black and brown people. and non-violent drug offense means, you know, you do some things that the -- amnesty international reportedly young white people are doing but are given a knock on the back. hand, don't do it again. we have to find a way to say let's forgive people. especially those that have not committed violent crimes. i have a brother that has been serving prison now for 23 years. accused of a violent crime. we think he is innocent but we understand the separation between those who have been accused of violent crimes and those that have done things not worthy of the kind of disproportionate penalty that they receive at the hands of the justice system. >> i want to thank you both. not only for sharing ideas but sharing your life experience which is difficult but vital. thank you for being here, john. >> thank you. >> singer/songe eersinger/songe forte. after the break she may still be on vacation on beapluto. we are bringing you the finer most of 2012 on "now." [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind.
after, brown versus board of education, schools still weren't segregated because the states dug in their heels and said we're not going to implement this, do it in a haphazard fashion to create chaos and ogs po it. >> i would like to see concrete legislation happening. we know that in terms of -- >> from where? >> in congress, for example, there is the house passed stem legislation supposed to give visas to highly educated immigrants in the country but takes away money from less educated immy grants. that's not going to pass the senate. everybody needs to understand that bipartisan legislation that had bipartisan support needs to go through and still a lot more work to be done. because just doing the stem stuff is not going to be enough to move the country forward. >> this issue is not going away and this is something -- business wants this badly. i mean it has a huge impact on companies and their bottom line. >> this is something that belongs squarely in the purview of the states and where a lot of the -- >> to jan brewer? >> no, abobut i'm showing it sh the difference between
, the securities and investments industry contributed $3 million to scott brown's xap and only $245,000 to warren's. as warren railed against the abuses of wall street bankers. >> the system is rigged. look around. oil companies guzzle down billions in profits. billionaires pay lower tax rates than their secretaries. and wall street ceos, the same ones who wrecked our economy and destroyed millions of jobs, still strut around congress no shame, demanding favors, and acting like we should thank them. >> melinda, this is a bit of poetic justice, right? elizabeth warren is going to be sitting in the senate banking committee, which oversees the consumer financial protection bureau the irony here is thick. i am fascinated to see what dynamic is in the senate with elizabeth warren there. >> sometimes karma comes quickly and she shows up wearing glasses and pearls. >> i mean she definitely will. the question is, you know, there are a lot of things still up in the air as far as dodd/frank and financial reform. how hard she's going to push. elizabeth warren has thus far been totally unapologetic about her
systems when brown verz the board of education was decided. in 1967 16 states waned interracial marriages. when roe v. wade was decided abortion was legal in only four states. you look at the numbers on gay marriage. 1996 compared to today. in 1996 27% of the country thought gay marriage should be valid. by 2012 it's 50%. as someone who works closely on this issue, what do we owe that almost sea change in public opinion to? >> i think a big -- the recent sea change, i think a lot we owe to president obama, his leadership. i think he particularly, the african-american community, i think his speaking out on this has made a big deal. the other thing i think that's made a big deal is the visibility of gay and lesbian people. the more -- the court is not immune to that. the more people meet gay people as their clerk oorz family members or their friends or neighbors, the more they realize that this notion that they shouldn't be able to get married, which is a deeply conservative institution, the idea that two people can't love each other and get -- be in a stable relationship, which is family v
extend these things. let's listen to harry reid. >> how many times is charlie brown going to try to kick that football, because we know every time he approaches that football, it will be taken away from him. we are not going to fall for that again. the american people aren't going to be under the illusion that the republicans are some time in the future going to come up with revenue. they are going to come up with raising the rates or, madam president, we are going over the cliff. >> i'm reminded of the famous george bush adage, whatever it was, fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, it was actually shame on me. >> that's what republicans are saying exactly this, the white house has opportunities in the future in which it can raise taxes on the wealthiest and it should take those opportunities in order to get us through this crunch period. do the minimum that is possible now to stop us falling over the fiscal cliff, then when it comes to actual tax reform later next year, that will be the white house opportunity. democrats are saying we don't buy that. we're going to do it now, a maj
of guns. stop the ready accessibility of guns and, guess what, black and brown communities deal with this trauma on an every day basis, and they have nobody to speak for them and nobody to defend their children, and it's another tragedy that has tobacco knowledged as well. >> we're talking about systemic failure, right? >> across the board. >> systemic failure in our society, and certainly it's not just days like today that we should be looking at this. this should be a part of the national discussion. we have to leave it there. i want to thank you for hanging with me through this. andrea mitchell will have continuing coverage of the shooting in newtown, connecticut. stay with us. >> and thanks very much. right now on "andrea mitchell reports" a horrifying scene unfolding in connecticut at an elementary school. a shooting at a newtown school leaves multiple dead, including, we believe, the gunman. here's how one child described what happened. connecticut state police are still on the scene after leading children from sandy hook elementary school. witnesses describe the scene say
going to go through if -- and then scott brown, it looks like, is going to be our next senator in massachusetts. >> maybe. we'll be talking about that in the next block, which is a great segue. thank you, meagan. p.j. crowley, unfortunately, my friend, as usual, we don't have enough time to ask you all the questions. thank you for joining us. >> a pleasure, alex. >>> the latest 2016 buzz is not necessarily about hillary clinton or chris christie, but another notable face that has reached similar highs and lows. witness argo versus -- we will examine ben affleck's senate prospects coming up next. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. >>> it is no surprise that governor chris christie is thinking about a presidential run in 2016. especially given his recent comment that he will be more ready in four years than he was in 2012. another non-surprise? newark mayor booker sa
another senate seat. a special election would be held for his replacement opening the door for scott brown who made sure to leave the door open for himself on the way out. >> as i have said many times before, temporary victory -- defeat is temporary. depending on what happens and where we go, all of us, we may meet again. >> the washington post reports that barring any unforeseen developments, president obama is expected to nominate kelly this friday and the man republicans used to accuse of twisting in the wind. still, while republicans may think they're getting a carmic do-over by repairing the damage they did to him in 2004, the ill will accrued in the susan rice debacle may prevent them from err having a clean bill of spiritual health. you can guess where i stand on this, karen. i think the way susan rice was treated is deplorable. i think john kerry has served this country admirably. i do not want to cast aspurjones had his potential nomination, but the fact that it's all shaken down like this is really a black mark, i think, on the way the republicans have conducted themselves on cap
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